The Postal Service Doesn't Even Deliver Mail Well, And Some People Want To Make Them Bankers

Opinion | Brian McNicoll
United States Postal Service mail clerks sort packages at the Lincoln Park carriers annex in Chicago (REUTERS/John Gress)

It’s not about meeting the needs of small-dollar banking customers anyway.

Six Times Postal Workers Stole Or Dumped Mail

US | Kathryn Watson
United States Postal Service mail clerks sort packages at the Lincoln Park carriers annex in Chicago (REUTERS/John Gress)
Rain and snow may not stop postal carriers, but laziness might

Struggling US Postal Service to launch new apparel line

US | Caroline May

‘This agreement will put the Postal Service on the cutting edge of functional fashion’

Time again to tame the postal monopoly

Opinion | Edward Hudgins

Thanks to a recent regulatory ruling, the US Postal Service can now offer ‘nonpostal’ services.

Issa: Postal Service's reform plan too weak to plug massive deficit - TheDC

Politics | Susanna Pak
US Postal Service

House Oversight Committee chair wants $3 billion in cuts, three times what USPS is offering

Legislative Lowdown: The five trillion dollar man

Editorial | Brian Darling

President Barack Obama has done something no other president has ever done.

Postal Service plant closures will be 'a mess' - AP

Business | admin

Most workers whose jobs are eliminated will stay employed under union rules

Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year - AP

Business | admin

Under the law the post office cannot raise prices more than the rate of inflation

Time to move the Postal Service from the Flintstones to UPS

Opinion | Bob Barr

The world is changing. The Postal Service needs to change, too.

The Postal Service needs structural reform, not a bailout

Opinion | Rep. Dennis Ross

The Postal Reform Act of 2011 will save taxpayers at least $10.7 billion per year.

Incorrect Statue of Liberty printed on 2 billion stamps - NY Post

US | Steven Nelson (admin)

Lady Liberty is doomed to be a Vegas showgirl, the Postal Service conceded Friday

Post office loss tops $300 million in first quarter - AP

Business | admin

‘The Postal Service continues to seek changes in the law to enable a more flexible and sustainable business model’

New Postal chief notes $8.5B loss, pushes cutting Sat. delivery - WaPo

US | Chad Brady (admin)

Patrick R. Donahoe says the move is “crucial” to returning USPS to a financially healthy state

Rep. Darrell Issa: Striking fear in the hearts of Dems - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

Rep. Darrell Issa and his fellow GOP committee chairmen in the House will have subpoena power come January

A letter to the editor: from William Burris

Opinion | William Burrus

The head of the American Postal Workers Union responds to an Oct. 12 Daily Caller op-ed, which he describes as “a cheap shot at workers.”

Did capitalism or government fail us?

Energy | Ron Hart

The inevitable pictures of pelicans covered in oil finally surfaced, solidifying this oil spill as the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. We have not seen this many pictures of unintelligent animals covered in oil since the first season of “Jersey Shore”

EPA HQ contaminated with toxic lead - The Daily Caller

US | Jonathan Strong

Agency headquarters records lead levels 92,500% above federal limit, gov. let mentally disabled janitors work in most heavily contaminated area

United States Pot Service

US | interns

According to U.S. government officials, more marijuana is now being shipped through the U.S. Mail than in recent memory

Rain or shine, snow or sleet... but not on Saturdays - FREE PRESS NEWS SERVICES

Politics | interns

The U.S. Postal Service will move this month toward reducing mail delivery from six days a week to five, a change Postmaster General John Potter has said is critical to reducing the agency’s massive debt; Potter said Monday he’ll submit a formal request by the end of this month to the Postal Regulatory Commission, which must issue an advisory opinion on any change in mail service that would have national impact